Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

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Boundless’ global customer base uses the OpenGeo Suite, a complete open source geospatial web services stack, to deploy solutions for web mapping, transportation, telecommunications, open government, and a diverse range of other solutions.

Open Source Software Vulnerabilities Increased By 130% in 2019

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The number of open source software (OSS) vulnerabilities more than doubled in 2019 compared with 2018, a new RiskSense report has shown. Total common vulnerabilities and exposures vulnerabilities (CVEs) reached […].

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Huawei open-sources MindSpore, a framework for AI app development

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Huawei this week announced that MindSpore, a framework for AI app development the company detailed in August 2019, is now available in open source on GitHub and Gitee.

Facebook open-sources AI for clinical trial eligibility

Venture Beast

Facebook researchers open-sourced a family of models that parse, extract, and transform clinical trial data to make it easier to understand. Read More.

Microsoft open-sources Lumos, a Python library for automatically monitoring web app metrics

Venture Beast

Microsoft's Lumos, which is available in open source, is used to monitor quality metrics within the Skype and Teams engineering departments. Read More.

Uber open-sources Neuropod to unify AI frameworks and turn models into products

Venture Beast

Uber open-sourced Neuropod, an abstraction layer designed to unify disparate AI frameworks like Google's TensorFlow and Facebook's PyTorch. AI Big Data Dev ai artificial intelligence machine learning machine learning frameworks Open source PyTorch research TensorFlow Uber

NGA Continues To Engage With Open Source Community Via GitHub

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They are: geoevents: The GeoEvents project is a dynamic and customizable open source web presence that provides a common operational picture to consolidate activities, manage content, and provides a single point of discovery. By Bob Gourley.

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community

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Here is their press release : NSA Releases First in Series of Software Products to Open Source Community. The software is “open source,” which means its code is available to the public – in this case, through the Apache Software Foundation. By Bob Gourley.

NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License

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Sharing the application with the open source community helps accelerate its potential to become the standard for storing, enriching and analyzing massive amounts of raster data in a distributed cloud environment. By Bob Gourley.

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups

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The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. Great benefits with open-source.

Google announces the Open Usage Commons to help open source projects manage trademarks

Venture Beast

Google and partners launched the Open Usage Commons to extend the philosophy and definition of open source to project trademarks. Business Dev Enterprise ai category-/Computers & Electronics/Software developer Google Open source The Open Usage Commons trademarks

Embracing Open Source Workloads with Windows Server 2016

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You may be surprised to learn that Microsoft has embraced open source in Windows Server 2016 and across applications and development tools. Watch this video learn how you can work with Linux and other Open Source platforms and applications with Windows Server 2016.

Pivotal opens up Cloud Foundry to open source fights

David Linthicum

Pivotal spun out the Cloud Foundry Foundation last week, marking another instance where a commercial effort turns into an open source play. Cloud Computing Open Source Software The Industry Standard PaaS Open Source Software It''ll be interesting see how this move works, given that both OpenStack and Red Hat''s OpenShift PaaS platforms are aimed at the same users. There are three hurdles for the CFF to get past: read more.

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

Data Center Knowledge

The once notoriously anti-open source company has realized it's making tons of money in the cloud thanks to open source software. Cloud Design Microsoft Open SourceRead More.

Open source no longer scares the enterprise

Computer Weekly

Open source breaks the rules on corporate procurement, but developers never play by the rules and now open source has sneaked in through the back door

Open Source Gains Ground in the Enterprise

Information Week

You may not hear a lot of enterprise executives talking about it, but open source software is becoming a mainstay in big organizations

Suddenly Remote: What the Open Source Community Can Teach Us

Information Week

But as a community that has operated remotely since its inception, the open source world can teach us a thing or two to ease the transition Many individuals prefer to collaborate in person.

The Linux Foundation announces collective to enhance open source software security

Tech Republic Security

The newly formed Open Source Security Foundation includes titans in technology such as Google, Intel, Microsoft, IBM, and more

Microsoft: we were wrong about open source

The Verge

Microsoft has admitted it was wrong about open source, after the company battled it and Linux for years at the height of its desktop domination. Microsoft president Brad Smith now believes the company was wrong about open source. Image by Alex Castro / The Verge.

Opening Up to Open Source

Information Week

Today, open source and the enterprise are more interconnected than ever before, sharing valuable projects, time, and resources

Open Source APM Gains Momentum

Forrester IT

The open source collaborative model has been very effective at creating the tools that support high frequency agile releases. The success of collaborative open source tools in development suggests that operations may be headed the same way. And in the last year a lot more of my clients are asking about open source APM tools as an alternative to commercial solutions. Read more in my newest brief "DevOps Will Drive Open Source APM."

Open Source at 20: What's Next?

Information Week

As the open source movement reaches the two-decade milestone, thoughts turn to the movement's achievements and future goals

Mellanox Open-Sources Its Network Processor Platform

Data Center Knowledge

In a move designed to seed a new ecosystem around its line of NPS line of network processor units (NPU), including its 400 Gbps NPS-400 model, Mellanox Technologies on Wednesday announced its launch of an open source initiative, and the release of an SDK, called OpenNPU. Networking Open Compute ASIC mellanox Mellanox NPS-400 open source NPU

Why Open Source Is Really Disrupting Enterprise Software

Forrester IT

I had an epiphany today about a major reason open source is disrupting enterprise software. In the open source model, the code is, well.open source. Cool, talented open source developers don't generally want to work for big, stoggie software vendors. Furthermore, customers bought into open source to avoid vendor lock in, so buying for the customers is not all that attractive either.

IBM’s Power-ful open source gift: China wins big, and these are the losers

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At the Linux Foundation’s Open Source Summit in San Diego, IBM announced it would open-source key technologies in its Power processor. based technology giant also revealed it would open-source reference designs for the Open Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface and Open Memory Interface, which the company described as architecture-agnostic technologies to maximize memory bandwidth […].

Open source storage hits the mainstream

Computer Weekly

Open source storage has gained mainstream acceptance in high performance computing, analytics, object storage, cloud (OpenStack) and NAS use, but can it crack the enterprise

Salesforce open-sources the AI Economist, a research environment for exploring tax policies

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Salesforce today open-sourced the AI Economist, a research environment that leverages AI to arrive at optimal tax policies. Read More.

How open source software vulnerabilities create risk for organizations

Tech Republic Security

Security flaws in open source software have increased and can take a long time to be added to the National Vulnerability Database, says RiskSense

We love ideas like this: Open-source hardware could defend against the next generation of hacking

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Pearce argue that open-source hardware could be the ultimate key against cyber attacks that companies are trying hard to find on The Conversation : You must have heard about open-source software helping in fighting cyber attacks but imagine open-source hardware doing the same job for you in much better way. Read Prof. Joshua M.

Using Open Source Software in a SecDevOps Environment

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On 21 June 2018 the Open Source Software3 Institute is hosting a discussion that should be of high interest to enterprise technologists in the DC/Northern Virginia, Maryland area. From their invite: Come hear from our panelists about how the worlds of Open Source Software and the Secure Development / Operations (SecDevOps) intersect and strengthen one [.].

Deck and resources: Open Source + Microsoft Azure

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Thank you to those who attended my webcast event on Open Source + Microsoft Azure last week. It was a great opportunity to discuss and demonstrate the broad support that's available on the Azure cloud platform for Open Source software solutions! In this article, I'm providing a copy of the deck we used for our session, as well as a set of additional resources that may be helpful in your continued learning and preparation around Open Source scenarios with Azure.

Government Employees and Contractors: Attend 10 Apr Dialog With @LorenSiebert on Open Source DigitalGov Search Tech

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The kind of things he has been involved in include helping government agencies understand the power of open source technologies for search solutions. Here are some details and instructions on how to register: Open source search technology has improved rapidly in recent years just as private companies, government agencies, and the nonprofit sector are realizing they have a search problem. Popular open source search technologies. By Bob Gourley.

Open Source Technologies Provide Cloud-Ready Big Data Control

Data Center Knowledge

If you''re working with big data, it''s time to look at some powerful, cloud-ready, open-source technologies. Big Data Cloud Computing Big data cloud open source Bill Kleyman looks at eight technology projects that can help make sense of the explosion of data.

The cloud could drive open source out of the enterprise

David Linthicum

For a decade, there’s a question that just won’t go away: Is the cloud killing open source? Open source software has been the backbone of enterprise platforms for a long time—remember the LAMP stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP/Perl? But consuming open source software via the cloud could change open source’s enterprise footprint. [ Free’ open source is not cheaper.

Majority of open source has security flaws

Computer Weekly

Software audit highlights major security weaknesses across all open source software

This new open source project could be key to securing database applications

Tech Republic Security

Commentary: Cyral has been on a roll with two open source projects designed to make security a natural part of the development workflow

McAfee, IBM join forces for global open source cybersecurity initiative

Tech Republic Security

IBM, McAfee and international consortium OASIS are coming together to offer the world a way to develop open source security technologies

What is Open-source Intelligence (OSINT) and its its advantages for Ethical-Hackers?

Doctor Chaos

written by Amine Amhoume is a freelance writer and Ethical-Hacker What is Open-source Intelligence? Open-source Intelligence or OSINT is a part of the reconnaissance process that consists of using any online public intelligence that can provide information about a company, organization, or individuals. Tools Open-source Intelligence OSINT

Platform9 Raises $22M to Make Open Source Cloud Infrastructure Tech Easier

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Business Cloud Open Source StartupsHPE, Redpoint, Menlo participate in Series C round led by Canvas Read More.

Uber open-sources Plato for developing and testing conversational AI

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Designing conversational AI isn’t as Sysiphean as it sounds. Tools like Google’s Dialogflow, Microsoft’s Bot Framework, and Amazon’s Lex make it easier than it used to be, and the folks at Uber hope to eliminate any remaining barriers with a development platform all their own. It’s called Plato Research Dialog System, and it was released […].

Amazon Web Services continues open-source push with code behind SageMaker Neo

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Amazon Web Services has decided to release the code behind one of its key machine-learning services as an open-source project, as it continues to push back against critics who find its relationship with open-source software out of balance.

what every open source project needs

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In the last few years open source has transformed the software industry. From Android to Wikipedia, open source is everywhere, but how does one succeed in it? While open source projects come in all shapes and sizes and all forms of governance, no matter what kind of project you’re a part of, there are a set of fundamentals that lead to success. What Every Successful Open Source Project Needs. Open Source is taking over the world.

Why Open Source Should Remain Open

Information Week

There is a clear fork in the road, and companies are having to decide which route to take when it comes to open source